On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 2005

Historical Events

Film Release

"Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

Solheim Cup

Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Crooked Stick GC: US regains Cup 15½–12½; Meg Mallon clinches with 3 & 1 victory over Karen Stupples

  • The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer retains title; beats Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1; Agassi's last appearance in a Grand Slam final


Famous Deaths

  • Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 82
2005 Highlights

About September 11, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo